The So-Called Central Park Five: Trump Put a Bounty On Our Heads

LOS ANGELES, CaliforniaThe five men who were arrested as teenagers, falsely convicted, sentenced to years in prison, and eventually exonerated for the rape and assault of a white jogger in Central Park in 1989, have never been keen on ran full-page ads from a playboy real estate developer with latent political ambitions, attacking them in huge black font: BRING BACK THE DEATH PENALTY. Friday afternoon, at the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern Californias 25th Annual Luncheon, where the five men were being honored, much care was taken to orient the celebration away from that phrase, and toward the five people it had obscured: Korey Wise, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson, and Raymond Santana. As Netflix series When They …